Board of Trustees

  • Joel B. Adams, Jr.
    North Carolina

    Financial Advisor, Raymond James Financial Services

  • Marcia A. Angle
    North Carolina

    Retired Public Health Physician

  • Dell S. Brooke
    Alabama

    Board Member and former Board Chair, Alabama Symphony Orchestra

  • Cathy S. Brown
    Tennessee

    Secretary, Stewart Home School, Frankfort, KY

  • Wendy B. Brown
    Virginia

    Founder, Center for Nonprofit Excellence; Co-founder, Community Investment Collaborative

  • Marion A. Cowell, Jr.
    North Carolina

    Of Counsel, Kilpatrick Stockton, Charlotte Office; Former General Counsel, First Union

  • Melvin T. Davis
    North Carolina

    Private Equity Professional

  • J. Stephen Dockery III
    North Carolina

    Managing Partner, Fidus Partners

  • Laura B. Fjeld
    North Carolina

    Principal, Clear Voice Partners

  • Laura D. Gates
    South Carolina

    Trustee and former Board Chair, Wellesley College

  • Jeffrey M. Gleason
    Virginia

    President and Executive Director, Southern Environmental Law Center

  • Melanie P. Grinney
    Alabama

    Writer & Photographer; Board of Directors, Alabama Symphony Orchestra

  • James G. Hanes III
    North Carolina

    Owner/Manager, Senah Farm

  • Phyllis D.K. Hildreth
    Tennessee

    Vice President for Strategy and Institutional Advancement, American Baptist College

  • Allen L. McCallie
    Tennessee

    Partner, Miller & Martin

  • C. Grey McLean
    Virginia

    Director, Adiuvans Foundation; President, Albemarle Housing Improvement Program

  • Edward M. Miller
    Virginia

    Chair, WestWind Investment Management

  • Deaderick C. Montague
    Tennessee

    Writer; Capital Campaign Co-Chair, Chattanooga History Center

  • Susan S. Mullin
    Virginia

    Owner/Manager, Ridgeway Farm

  • Jean C. Nelson
    Tennessee

    Land Trust for Tennessee Founder and Board Member Emeritus

  • Stephen E. O’Day
    Georgia

    Partner, Smith Gambrell & Russell

  • Charles W. Patrick, Jr.
    South Carolina

    Founding member, Richardson, Patrick, Westbrook & Brickman

  • Julie G. Price
    Alabama

    Sustainablity Manager, University of Alabama at Birmingham; Board Member, Cahaba River Society & Freshwater Land Trust

  • B. Clayton Rolader
    Georgia

    President and COO, Fuqua Capital Corp.

  • William H. Schlesinger
    North Carolina

    President Emeritus, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies

  • Zakiya A. Seymour
    Georgia

    Principal Management Consultant, Arcadis Water & Wastewater Business Advisory Services

  • John L.S. Simpkins
    South Carolina

    President of MDC; Former Vice President of the Aspen Institute Global Leadership Network and Former General Counsel for the US Agency for International Development

  • Thomas F. Taft, Sr.
    North Carolina

    Chairman & CEO, Taft Family Ventures

  • William L. Want
    South Carolina

    Environmental Lawyer; Author, The Law of Wetlands Regulation

  • Nancy Hanes White
    North Carolina

    Board of Visitors, UNC Institute for the Environment